Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

January 19, 2013
Surprising connections between our well-being and giving, getting, and gratitude
We all know that getting a good night's sleep is good for our general health and well-being.

Loneliness, like chronic stress, taxes the immune system
New research links loneliness to a number of dysfunctional immune responses, suggesting that being lonely has the potential to harm overall health.

Poor sleep can leave romantic partners feeling unappreciated
Spouses and other romantic partners often complain about feeling unappreciated, and a new study from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests poor sleep may play a hidden role.

A microquasar makes a giant manatee nebula
A new view of a 20,000-year old supernova remnant demonstrates the upgraded imaging power of the National Science Foundation's Karl G.

From bullying to relationships: Mapping our online communications
When we typically think of kids who are the victims of school bullying, what comes to mind are isolated youth who do not fit in. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to